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Geoffrey Dohrmann, President of Institutional Real Estate Inc., Weighs In on Affordable Private Pay Senior Housing

Summary: The president of Institutional Real Estate Inc. (IREI) weighed in with his reaction to the previous post on how middle- and low-middle income seniors need financial assistance to pay for housing and care. The affordable private pay problem is a problem for a reason—it has many facets that will require creativity to address. A mindset that considers only a real estate...

2012 Seniors Housing & Care Journal: Predicting Nursing Home Demand

Being able to predict short- and long-term demand for nursing home care is important for the industry and for policy makers. This article reports on a study that used a behavioral model of health service use, combining various sources of county-level data, to predict the rate of nursing homes by county throughout Michigan. Their model was able to explain 90 percent of the variance in...

Findings from the Residents Financial Survey

Findings from the Residents Financial Survey
The Center for Retirement Research at Boston College partnered with the National Investment Center for the Seniors Housing and Care Industry, the Assisted Living Federation of America and the American Seniors Housing Association to produce a series of four papers on the profile and economic circumstances of older adults in private pay living arrangements. The papers are based on a...

Seniors Housing Construction Trends Report 2011

Seniors Housing Construction Trends Report 2011
The 2011 Seniors Housing Construction Trends Report provides an overview of seniors housing construction starts taking place in the largest 100 metro markets in the U.S.  The report is based on data collected by the National Investment Center for the Seniors Housing & Care Industry, and summarizes construction activity as of March 2011. Highlights include a market-by-market...

The Impact of the Housing Bust on Baby Boomer Wealth

The Impact of the Housing Bust on Baby Boomer Wealth
The housing market collapse has impacted many lives over the past three years. It has been estimated that more than $10 trillion in household wealth virtually disappeared between the peak market period of 2007 and early 2009. Those hardest hit are baby boomers nearing retirement. Researchers at the Center for Economic and Policy Research utilize data from a recent Survey of Consumer...

Deciding Not to Purchase Long-Term Care Insurance

Deciding Not to Purchase Long-Term Care Insurance
A new qualitative study conducted by researchers at Yale University outlines the reasons why many people opt not to purchase long-term care insurance. Many states are seeking to offset rising Medicaid costs in a variety of ways; including providing incentives for individuals to purchase long-term care insurance on their own. The assumption has been that long-term care insurance can be...

Polling Research Indicates Uncertain Retirement Policy Future

Polling Research Indicates Uncertain Retirement Policy Future
Interesting policy debates are starting to take place against the backdrop of the newly emerging retirement crunch. These debates are going to be largely grounded in fundamental ideological differences about the proper role of government. New research utilizes recent retirement polling data in an attempt to forecast the public support of retirement policy and pays particular attention...

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